Coming of Age in the Milky Way Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Where was William Herschel from? (from Chapter 8: Deep Space)


When was Isaac Newton born? (from Chapter 6: Newton's Reach)


What is a division of the astronomical science that is concerned with getting data, in contrast with theoretical astrophysics, which is mainly concerned with finding out the measurable implications of physical models? (from Chapter 5: The World in Retrograde)


The first step in the exploration of intergalactic space was taken by what philosopher? (from Chapter 8: Deep Space)


In Chapter 16, the author describes theoretical physicists, saying,"Theoretical physicists, like artists are guided in their work by aesthetic as well as" what concerns? (from Chapters 15 and 16)

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